Innovation Consulting

Drive Business Transformation With Cutting-edge Innovation Consulting

Transform your business with Toptal’s Innovation Consulting. Our innovation experts will collaborate with you to develop disruptive solutions, optimize innovation processes, and drive business growth for lasting success. 
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Ken Zakalik

Team Leader

Featured Team of Innovation Consultants

Ken Zakalik

Innovation Expert

Ken is a successful tech futurist and business strategist who has had a global impact. He has a strong track record of defining innovative strategies and building and leading high-performing, cross-functional teams to optimize and create new products, develop new business models, and drive innovation and growth.

Previously at

Nike

Experience

24+ Years

Hyun Kim

Innovation Consultant

Hyun has years of experience designing digital products for Fortune 500 companies and Bay Area startups. He loves to build intuitive, thoughtful, and beautifully crafted products for organizations looking for an autonomous designer who loves to ship quickly. Hyun works closely with top Bay Area venture capital firms like Greylock Partners and Bain Capital to help their portfolio companies with product design needs. Hyun has worked for many companies, including Intel, Walmart, Johnson & Johnson, Genentech, and more.

Previously at

Bain & Company

Experience

10+ Years

Savannah Enright

Innovation & CX Consultant

Savannah is a seasoned innovation consultant and customer experience strategist with more than 12 years of experience leading innovation, strategy, and design projects and teams. Previously of Fjord and Boston Consulting Group, she excels in transforming products and experiences to meet modern consumer expectations. Savannah's work spans industries and levels of seniority, where she leads user research, crafts actionable business strategies, and develops innovative concepts across the entire customer journey.

Previously at

Accenture

Experience

12+ Years

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OUR SERVICES

Toptal Innovation Consulting Services

Empower your business with strategic innovation consulting. Our expert innovation consultants will help you drive sustainable growth through actionable insights and strategic innovation.

Business Model Innovation

Reimagine your business models to drive growth and adapt to market changes with strategic insights from our innovation consultants.

Process Innovation Consulting

Optimize your operations by leveraging innovative processes that enhance efficiency and productivity, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

Product Innovation Consulting

Develop cutting-edge products that meet market demands by integrating creative ideas and advanced technologies into your product development strategy.

Innovation Strategy Consulting

Craft a comprehensive innovation strategy tailored to your business goals, ensuring a clear roadmap for sustainable innovation and growth.
CUSTOMIZED SOLUTIONS
Innovation Solutions That Drive Impact
Toptal delivers leading innovation consulting through its diverse talent network and flexible delivery models. We implement the right skills at each project phase, blending expertise from various roles for seamless execution.
Managed Delivery by Toptal
End-to-end project delivery per your specific requirements.
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Lauren Beam
Lauren Beam
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Delivery Manager

Lauren serves as the Senior Director of Managed Delivery at Toptal with a focus on driving high-impact innovation and implementing cutting-edge technologies across diverse client portfolios, from global startups to Fortune 500 companies. Her expertise in product strategy, program development, and performance optimization contributes to her success in crafting forward-thinking solutions that redefine success in the ever-evolving tech landscape.

Previously Managed Client

Experience

10+ Years

Åsa Andersson
Åsa Andersson
Verified Expert in Finance
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20+ Years

of Experience

Innovation Strategist

Asa launched her consulting practice after a 20-year global career as a CX practitioner and executive leader within customer experience design for big corporates like Publicis Sapient, IKEA, du, Pandora, and Bang & Olufsen. She led large and complex CX transformations and helped multiple brands improve their whole customer experience journey to reach their business goals.

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Alex Gerstel
Alex Gerstel
Verified Expert in Product Management
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10+ Years

of Experience

Process Innovation Expert

Alex has more than ten years of experience driving the software development life cycle for property management systems and customer relationship management systems, proprietary applications, Salesforce, and technology integrations in fast-paced Agile environments. He identifies the most impactful initiatives to maximize roadmap development and backlog management. Alex is engaging and strategic with a history of process innovation and product launch ability and has worked in travel, customer support, wealth management, and loyalty.

Previously at

Adrian Gonzalez
Adrian Gonzalez
Verified Expert in Artificial Intelligence
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13+ Years

of Experience

AI Product Manager

With an engineering degree, two master's degrees, including an MBA, and the ability to speak four languages, Adrian has delivered as a product manager in North America, LATAM, and Europe on multiple innovation initiatives, including software development, AI strategy, project delivery, blockchain, geolocation, and Agile implementation. Adrian has extensive experience in technical and business roles and has worked in several industries: telecom, cloud native, supply chain, retail, fintech, and IT.

Previously at

Avalon Swain
Avalon Swain
Verified Expert in Project Management
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28+ Years

of Experience

Digital Transformation Director

Avalon is recognized for his successful business, digital, Agile, and AI transformations, leveraging his considerable product, program, and project management experience. He is a certified MIT Artificial Intelligence Strategist, PMI Project Management Professional, Disciplined Agile Value Stream Consultant, Disciplined Agile Coach, and Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master. He has outstanding power skills and the ability to align with all levels of an organization.

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Anna Shcherbakova
Anna Shcherbakova
Verified Expert in Product Management
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12+ Years

of Experience

Innovation Product Manager

Anna is an innovative, award-winning product manager in the technical and physical world with more than 12 years of experience in the food and beverage sector, including PepsiCo and Mars. After starting her career in brand management, she shifted to product management for FMCG, food production, restaurants, delivery, and retail. Anna has an MBA in international economics and a professional product management education. She achieves big goals, negotiates well, learns fast, and speaks four languages.

Previously at

Amleto Montinari
Amleto Montinari
Verified Expert in Product Management
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21+ Years

of Experience

Innovation Product Manager

Amleto is a seasoned product and strategy manager with extensive experience building B2B software. In his work with PayPal, JP Morgan, his own startup, and Worldsensing, he has built a deep understanding of purchase mechanisms in the B2B software and SaaS space. He has successfully launched countless products that proved to be profit-driving and resource-saving. He also has launched software that has won several international awards.

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Collaboration that works

How to Work With Toptal for Your Innovation Needs

Toptal connects you directly with world-class innovation experts from our network within hours—not weeks or months.

1

Talk to an Innovation Lead

A leader from our team will work with you to understand your goals, business needs, and team dynamics.
2

Get the Perfect Solution

From full end-to-end delivery to team augmentation—choose the best model for your business and project needs.
3

The Right Fit, Every Time

Work with Toptal’s Innovation team on a trial basis (pay only if satisfied), ensuring that your needs are ultimately met.

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The Technology Services division at Toptal provides world-class technology consulting and implementation services to clients. Based on experience with the world’s largest consulting firms and product companies, the division has supported a range of clients across industries on innovation and digital transformation initiatives.

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OUR THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Explore Insights From the Innovation Field

Read the latest articles and resources to keep you current on emerging trends in innovation.

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Raj Manghani

Raj Manghani

Verified Expert in Product Management
Raj is a senior product leader with more than 20 years of experience building and launching software solutions for international financial services companies. His previous roles include Vice President of Product Management at Moody’s Analytics and Global Head of Product Management at Calypso Technology (now Adenza).

Previously at

Moody’s Analytics

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